Hardships & Perplexing Circumstances

Many hardships and perplexing circumstances confront the righteous, but the LORD rescues him from them all. Psalm 34:19 AMP.  What we focus on grows. Since I know that hardships and perplexing circumstances are part of life; it’s in my best interest (and therefore the best interest of those around me), that I focus on God’s […]

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Divine Dependence

I am the Vine and you are the branches. Get your life from Me. Then I will live in you and you will give much fruit. You can do nothing without Me. John 15:5 NLV.  God is the vine we are the branches. We live and move and have our being. His Word is love, […]

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Aching Breaking No Mistaking

As my heart pounds it aches as well; what is happening? I’m an empty shell! When will my heart find its relief? What must I do to end this grief? My mother is not well, she’s become frail. She’s tired from being on the medical trail. She’s done with tests, shots, and more; she thinks […]

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Trusting Through Transition

For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. So all of us who have had that veil removed [received Jesus as our Savior] can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like Him as we […]

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Where Is Your Treasure?

Only wisdom that comes from heaven can imbue one’s life with lasting purpose. F. La Gard Smith. The book of Ecclesiastes seems repulsive with Solomon’s negativity. What Solomon brings into focus is what happens to our perspective when we turn our back on God; when we have “other gods before Him,” our focus becomes skewed. […]

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2020 Revelation-Light Prayer

Great Truth & Promise The rarest treasures of life are found in His truth. That’s why I prize God’s Word like others prize finest gold. Nothing brings the soul such sweetness as seeking His living words. For they warn us, His servants, and keep us from following the wicked way, giving a lifetime guarantee; great […]

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Extreme Christmas Celebration

14 children, 10 volunteers, 4 crafts, 2 songs, 2 games, and 1 story: This was an Extreme Christmas Celebration with the children at a church in our area:   Images by: M. Mckein, Stux, Gellinger I pray that 2020 will be a year of God’s people seeing clearly the vision and purpose that God has […]

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Coming with the Clouds

Behold, He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the tribes of the earth shall gaze upon Him and beat their breasts and mourn and lament over Him. Revelation 1:7 AMPC. “He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him.” What […]

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Radiant Reflections

There was a man sent from God whose name was John…. He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light. John 1:6,8. We too, are called to be witnesses to the light, which is Christ Jesus. We do this by decreasing self: “I must decrease and He must increase.” […]

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Through the Cracks

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. Isaiah 9:2. It is through the cracks of our brokenness that we see God’s light; which allows God to flow to us and through us to those around us. Those of us […]

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